Havdalah is the ceremony that marks the end of Shabbat, the day of rest. Through blessings and rituals involving the senses – plus fire, wine and spice – we say goodbye to that special Sabbath feeling.
Sing along and practice until you feel confident on your own.
Thank you to our friends at Moishe House for helping create this animated “Birchot Havdalah” guide. Additional thanks to Katherine Bruce, Dr. Zvi Bellin, Elliot Cowan, Tom Disher, Matthue Roth, Elana Jagoda, Moishe House East Bay, Rachel Thompson, Taglit Birthright Israel, Debbie Friedman z”l, The Jewish New Media Innovation Foundation, The Jim Joseph Foundation, Righteous Persons Foundation, The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Jewish Funders Network and Eli Zaturanski.